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roads as people try to get out of town. >>> plus, president obama speaks out about the use of chemical weapons in syria as his justification for a possible missile strike. this is bay area news at 7. >>> i'm heather holmes. this is bay area news at 7. it is the start of a holiday weekend. we are counting down to bay bridge history, bay area history, the grand opening of new eastern span of the bay bridge is three days away. there is a chance they could open it early. just before 5:00 tonight, we received an update from the project spokesman, who says the work is proceeding right on schedule. he says crews completed all the grinding today in both directions. they are about halfway done with paving the west bound lanes and begun striping. east bound paving is complete. >> the focus will be on switching out the lighting in the tunnels from the traditional lights that have been there to led lights. they will continue that work over the next 24 hours. they are also going to wash the inside of the tunnel. >> gordon says the main goals are eefficiency and safety. asked whether it
's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. >> president obama speaks out about the terror threat that shut down embassies in the muslim world. >> criminal charges have been filed in the deadly attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> musty, dirt-like. >> a nasty taste coming from bay area taps. >> the santa clara valley water district says they are battling mother nature now. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> hi, everyone. good morning. it's wednesday, august 7. i'm frank mallicoat. >> good morning. i'm juliette goodrich. michelle is off this morning. it is 6:01. we are following several developing stories as you wake up. oakland police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy and his father. police believe the shooter fired into the house on gormley avenue from the back. we are live at the scene gathering the latest information. >> family and friends of a mi
latest from the "timesaver traffic" center. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> sources in the obama administration say the u.s. is preparing for possible military action in syria after a suspected chemical weapons attack outside damascus killed hundreds of civilians. marlie hall reports today the united nations will begin investigating whether poisonous gases. a warning, some images may be difficult to watch. >>> reporter: white house officials say there is little doubt syrian forces used chemical weapons to attack civilians in the suburbs of damascus. aid groups say the alleged attack last wednesday killed more than 300 people including women and children. after days of pressure and meetings with united nations representatives, sunday the syrian government agreed to let u.n. experts inspect the site of the alleged attack. syria's information minister says, the regime of president bashar assad has never used chemical weapons. the united nations team will begin a factfinding monday to determine if poisonous gases were used. but the united states is concerned it's too late. u.s. offic
of the future and hope from the nation's first black president, president obama. >> 50 years ago today, they poured into washington, by the bus loads, a march of tens of thousands, black and white, to the monument of the president would freed the slaves. their signs and voices demanding racial equality. today a celebration of progress at the lincoln memorial and a call to action on new challenges, three american presidents: jimmy carter, bill clinton and barack obama speak from the same steps where dr. martin luther king jr. delivered the historic speech. organizers expect thousands to turnout to show that dr. king's dream still lives on. a day will begin with prayer at the shiloh baptist church. >> we were behind where dr. king's shoulder is, we were close enough to be able to hear all the speeches. >> lynn was just 16 when she attended the 1963 march on washington, dc, and hopes today's speeches inspire younger generations to keep fighting for justice. >> what is disturbing is to see that even with the black president we still have a long way to go. >> congressman john lewis a young
on the today toward the kicks off today and we're learning more about the secrets of the nsa. what the obama administration is saying about prying on americas ♪ i, i got it, i got it made ♪ i got it made ♪ i got it made fresh at subway ♪ ♪ breakfast made the way i say [ male announcer ] nothing better than a subway bacon, egg & cheese with avocado made before your eyes. subway. eat fresh. a developing story near yosemite. where a wildfire is burning out of control this morning. and continues to threaten 25-hundred homes. the "rim fire" is only about five-percent contained. so far, it has burned more than 25-square miles in the stanislaus national forest. the area is fairly remote, but it has led to the evacuation of thousands of people from campgrounds and private homes. kron four has a crew in the area and will bring you up to date on the wildfire live new this morning. the 16-year-old girl who was kidnapped by a family friend is saying that she exchanged texts with the man before she was captured. search warrants have said that hannah anderson exchanged about 13-phone calls with
. >> the governor spoke with president obama who committed federal dollars to battling the fire. the governor could be asking the feds for additional help soon. >> this morning engineers are scrabbling to send more water from the hetchy reservoir to the bay area. ashes falling into the reservoir but not affecting the quality. managers are testing the water they time as day. officials say if the quality is affected, there are other local reservoirs to draw from. >> hundreds gathered in berkeley to remember a city owned camp destroyed in the rim fire. people sang songs and shared memories of tuolumne camp that was overrun by flames over the weekend. it has been in operation since 1922. we will have more on the vigil ahead. >> caltran says the problem with defective bolts on the bay bridge have been resolved as they close the bridge tomorrow night. crews showed us shims they placed under the bridge that have been wedged in place to prevent the span from rocking extensively. caltran says they will be removed in december when new saddles are installed to reinforce the bolts. the bridge will be closed to
obama is canceling plans to meet with russian president putin in moscow next month in retribution for russia's decision to grant temporary asylum to national security age leaker edward snowden. the white house says president obama still will attend the group of 20 economic summit in st. peterburg, shalala, -- russia, but has no plan to meet with putin. >> the home the scene of a heinous crime came crashing down in a few seconds. we will show you. >> a look outside from our camera, you can see the embarcadero center and the gray clouds. you cannot see quite >> you can see the embarcadero center. you can see the to which the building. the marine layer moved up to 2,500' so visibility is better. the extra 500' has more moisture. so we have drizzle for the commute. temperatures today from four degrees cooler in san francisco to six degrees in oakland and eight in san jose and napa and redwood city and live more, ten to 11 degrees cooler-than-average. storms are moving away from us and more storms are possible. a last lightning and thunder we will track tomorrow. high fire danger there
in the crash. conductors caught misbehaving in argentina were all fired. >>> today president obama will meet with a bipartisan group of congress members to make a case in support of surveillance programs. he wants to make clear his view that the programs are necessary to keep the country safe. yesterday, the president's national security team acknowledged for the first time it can read and store phone records of millions of americans when investigating one suspected terrorist. but the white house insists such records are rarely searches and only suspected terrorists are targeted. the government can also keep close tabs on what you do online. kpix 5's sharon chin explains what the x key score program can do. >>> reporter: the u.s. government can vacuum up information on nearly everything you do on the internet as you're doing it. the secret program called x key score details in these classified nsa documents apparently leaked by edward snowden. >> they have multiple ways to get at all your information, phones that you mail, your web browsing. >> reporter: mark klein blew the whistle on the ns
. >> reporter: the obama administration claims assad has ordered the use of chemical weapons in the past. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >>> iran, one of syria's strongest allies, said this morning there is no way the attack is from government troops. iran's foreign minister blames the deaths on terrorism. >>> happening today, egypt's deposed leader hosni mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest. he was ordered released this week following more than two years in detention. he is 85 and in frail health. he still faces retrial on charges of complicity in the killing of protestors during the uprising that toppled his government in 2011. >>> it is 5:06. new details now. the national security agency has gathered more emails than previously disclosed. the nsa yesterday declassified three court rulings which showed the agency read as many as 56,000 emails from americans not connected to foreign terrorists. the nsa says it was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of internet traffic that was connected to terror suspects. the foreign intelligenc
toll coming in from egypt and president obama may make a statement in just a couple of minutes on the violent government crackdown in egypt. >>> good morning. traffic is going to be busy in some areas, especially contra costa county. but here on the golden gate, it looks good south. >>> much bigger fog bank. inland temperatures will still be warm. everything is pointing towards a pretty big cooldown for the weekend. more on that. the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles rethink possible. >>> stocks are falling today on continued uncertainty over when and how quick lit federal reserve will begin to wind down its program that stimulates the world's largest economy. also walmart and cisco warn of weak sales and interest rates are rising
? xy >>> welcome back. chuck hagel says american forces are ready to strike syria if president obama gives the order. now, syrian -- >> yes. syrian leaders warn against the strike and russia is accusing the u.s. of making excuses to attack syria. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the situation in syria is intensifying with every hour. kyla? >> reporter: pam, we know the united nations inspectors pushed off their investigation until tomorrow, citing security concerns. they were supposed to return to the site of last week's attack. john kerry says the use of chemical weapons last week is undeniable. >> make no mistake. president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> reporter: senior administration officials say their goal is not to overthrow president assad but rather punish him for using chemical weapons, killing hundreds in syria last week. the u.s. navy deployed four destroyers. they launch would be missiles. the russian president vladimir putin ch
:16. america's college students are about to get a break on loans. president obama is expected to sign a new bill calling for the student loan rate to drop to 3.9% for undergraduates. rates would then be tied to the financial markets rising as the economy improves. the bipartisan measure has limits on how high the rates can go. >>> starting this fall, online classes will be offered by all 23 campuses in the california state university system. san jose state university and several other csu schools already offer online courses. the online classes will be available to all csu students regardless of where they attend. this will make more options available as many campuses deal with high enrollments. >>> well, there's so much to see at the oakland zoo and summertime usually means big crowds there, too. >> but one group of kids is getting vip access. they are learning about the animals' habitat, feeding schedules, and even social skills. it's all part of the oakland zoocamp. >> female warthogs and young live in small groups. >>> reporter: this group is taking in all the sights -- >> i like the s
coming from hayward, slow down the speeds because there are very slick conditions. >> president obama is getting ready for martha's vineyard vacation but, first, going before the white house press corps with tough questions he is expected to face today. >> but any, a california police chase leads a minivan to flip over and it does not end here. we will show you what happens next. >> the widow of apple co-founder is part of a new power couple with a high would >> covering daly city, dublin/pleasanton, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, in emeryville to the west this is what you see in the bay bridge with the traffic moving across and the low clouds over san francisco. >> check out this video in the newsroom showing a high-speed chase in southern california. this happened last night and look how it ends, boom. police surrounded the van but the driver refused to come out. he finally surrendered and police say before he flipped the minivan he could be seen tossing out clothes and papers from the vehicle. >> a 50-year-old kidnapping is making headlines agai
, then there need to be international consequences. >> president obama says he has not yet decided whether or not to attack syria. this morning, u.n. chemical weapons experts were out collecting samples from that alleged chemical attack. >>> major nidal hasan will die for killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in the fort hood shooting in texas. a military jury sentenced the army psychiatrist responsible for the 2009 mass shooting. it was the worst mass murder at a military installation in the u.s. history. one of the victims who survived said the worst of his injuries is ptsd. >> my loved ones have to be cognizant how they approach me. i'm always looking for the threat because i was caught by surprise so that will never happen to me again. >> hasan didn't dispute the charges saying the attack was motivated by muslims insurgents in iraq and afghanistan. >>> 3, 2, 1! >> so what's more fun than launching marshmallows? not much. where kids are learning to make these gadgets take off in this week's "cool school." >> businesses adjusting their schedule during the bay bridge closure. the opti
world. president obama is scheduled to speak today about the terror alert. >>> in washington today the u.s. secretary of state john kerry and defense secretary chuck hagel will meet with their russian counterparts focusing in on the crisis in syria, arms role and missile defense. it could be awkward coming two days after the white house cancelled president obama as september meeting with russian president vladimir putin. >>> a south florida man went to police to confess to murdering his wife but even before he did that, he shocked his facebook friends by posting a picture of his wife's body online. and these are other photos posted earlier this week by 31- year-old derek medina before the killing. neighbors were wary of him. >> he walks around looking confused with a gun. he tried to be like the neighborhood watch guy. he is always there late night. and just always weird to me. always kind of looking around and trying to be a hero. >> a post on his facebook page indicates he killed her after she had punched him during an argument. >> newly recovered surveillance video shows the power of
clown mocked president obama. >> plenty of clouds around the bay area, lots of sunshine and warmer weather coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and it's back-to-work monday. very slow over at the bay bridge toll plaza. i'll have a complete look at your drive into work in just a few minutes. [ male announcer ] what is performance? 0 to 60? or 60 to 0? [ tires screech ] how a car performs in a quarter-mile? [ engine revs ] or a quarter-century? is performance about the joy of driving? or the importance... of surviving. to us, performance is not about doing one thing well. it is about doing everything well. because in the end... everything matters. the best or nothing. that is what drives us. [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cause over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or less per serving. just look for the g. boom! that's how nutrition is done, people. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistible. everybody craves those crazy squares.® j
reconciliation. >> reporter: president obama condemned the government's decision to crackdown on protestors and he announced the u.s. would cancel biannual military exercises with egypt that date back to 1981. >> our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. >> reporter: one thing the u.s. will not do right now is cut off the $1.3 billion in aid to egypt, most of which goes to the military. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >> egypt's government criticized president obama's comments. more than 100 egyptian americans held a candlelight memorial in santa clara honoring hundreds killed during the violence in their homeland. they chose one of silicon valley's busiest intersections stevens creek and winchester boulevard. >> this isn't just about egyptians. not just about you know as an egyptian teen, people from my country or homeland die, it's a human being, a human life. that's why we're here. >> many of those in attendance wore white as the symbol of peace and harmony. >>> the firefight in the tahoe nati
of president obama's healthcare reform law, which will require all americans to have health insurance. >>> it's 6:07 now. bay area commuters could be on the verge of another transit strike. by more than a two-to-one margin, transit workers voted against a deal that would have given them a nearly 10% pay raise and improved health and safety conditions. negotiators reached the agreement with management 12 days ago, an hour before they were set to go on strike. union officials say the negotiating committee is discussing what to do next. >>> the threat of the strike comes as b.a.r.t. workers still haven't agreed to a new contract. a judge ordered a 60-day cooling-off period last weekend which delayed the possibility of another strike until october. both sides last met on august 10th. b.a.r.t. officials and union leaders say they remain far apart on many issues, including pay and benefits. >>> the driver of a ford pickup involved in a hit-and-run that killed a man in san jose remains on the loose this morning. it happened near harriet avenue saturday night. ashes from police flares were still visi
weapons attack, the investigation to figure out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> he takes a home run away -- >> good morning, everyone. it's monday, august 26. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. we have some new developments this morning on the "rim" fire up in the sierra foothills. it's now one of the biggest fires in california history and is threatening more communities there. some new mandatory evacuations as well as evacuation warnings and advisories ordered yesterday. nearly 225 square miles have already burned. the fire is only 7% contained. the fire has burned the tuolumne family camp owned by the city of berkeley. the camp was evacuated last tuesday along with other camps in the area. fire is still burning along both sides of highway 120. that road remains closed outside of groveland. crews are making significant progress though on the southwestern edge
out whether it was really poisonous gas. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options. >> reporter: from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning. monday has arrived. it's august 26. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we're following several developing stories as you wake up this morning. the bay bridge closes in just two days to put the finishing touches on the new eastern span before it opens to the public. the five-day closure begins wednesday night so other bay area bridges and roads will get crowded. >>> today u.n. everyone inspectors will begin -- united nations inspectors will begin an investigation of chemical weapons outside damascus. independent analysts say more than 300 people died last week from toxic gas. rebel forces blame government troops a claim the governor denies. >>> the wildfire near yosemite national park is burning out of control. flames are jumping from treetop to treetop. "rim" fire
. >>> reporter: the obama administration is expected to go public today with its rationale for a potential strike on syria. james clapper the director of national intelligence is working to declassify a document which reportedly says the syrian government launched a chemical weapons attack against its own people. >> the president is going to have to make his case to the congress and to the american people i think before he takes any action. >> reporter: the white house spelled out its case to representative buck mckeon and other congressional leaders on a conference call last night but there are many who still aren't convinced. >> members of congress were not happy with what they heard. they weren't happy with the amount of answers they got from the obama administration on what the specifics of some sort of intervention in syria could look like. >> reporter: a lack of specifics killed a bill before the british parliament authorizing military force against damascus. >> evidence should precede decision, not decision precede evidence. >> hear, hear! >> reporter: white house officials say they will m
with president obama. ktvu's kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the action feinstein wants to take to protect our privacy. kyla? >> reporter: well, tori, i spoke to her staff. they said she will be talking with the president today. so will other democrats and republicans from congress. senator feinstein is the chair of the senate intelligence committee. she's ordered the nsa to review how government surveillance could expose americans' privacy. but she's denounced former nsa contractor edward snowden leaking intelligence. snowden claims the nsa's tracked millions of americans' phone records. there was a discussion yesterday about this. >> those reports contained less than 500 numbers. not millions, not hundreds of thousands. not tens of thousands. >> reporter: now we're learning about another spy program. this one allegedly collects e- mails and internet searches of americans. what the nsa is saying about that surveillance program when i see you next. live in washington, d.c., kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kyla. >>> 7:16. well, today's meeting comes afte
the middle east, asia and africa. make sure you stay with kron4 today at noon. president obama will answer questions about the terror alert that prompted the closing of more than 20 u-s embassies and consulates in the middle east. we will carry that news conference on our 24-7 news >>erica: welcome back to the kron4 morning news. mild temperatures as we have into the afternoon print some eighties are far inland spot for it san jose getting about 77 degrees. we are expecting further warming. that's coming up in my later report. >>james:. at 426. a quick market update. stocks ended slightly higher breaking a three day losing streak. here's how the numbers looked at the close of business. nasdaq gained 15 and the the dow added 27 points closing at 15,498. the nasdaq also up 15 points. and the s and p 500 was up >>james: the federal communications commission is expected to oppose limits on how much companies can charge inmates for phone calls. the sec is that-will address the issue today that inmates' families asked it to address a decade ago. the sec that that the vote is on a proposal to lim
on president obama to pardon him. mike has more on the fire danger. >> the danger is low with temperatures cooler this morning and, still, humid outside but you will notice the change with more 50's across the board and 60's in san carlos at 63 and mountain view is 62 and 60 in fremont and live more and fairfield and 62 in antioch. check out san ramon, 55 degrees, and concord is 58, and 59 in san jose and 57 in san francisco and novato. the temperatures are running now, we can see we have one to six degrees of cooling about everywhere and our day manner today shows clouds rolling in and they will continue to do so through 9:00 and it will be a cooler breeze today so we will top out only in the mid-80's and low 70's around the bay and low 60's at the coast with stray storms possible this evening and overnight and up in the north bay continuing through thursday morning. by friday we will be quiet and saturday it will be cooler. we have construction headed along the peninsula with projects going on, and northbound side of 280 between wood side road and highway 92 crews are out there but it do
finance from president obama during a speech in phoenix today, the president plans to call for getting rid of fannie mae and freddie mac and replacing the bailed out mortgage giant with the government insurer. g.m. is cutting $5,000 off the price of the volt so it can compete against the more popular prius and nissan. you will be forking over more for lettuce with some twice as high as a year ago and other yens are getting more expensive after heavy rain and intense heat in the eastern united states hurt the crops. that is the news from the new york exchange. >> now the weather forecast. >> we have drizzle and well look and show you what is going on. it is only going to get wetter the next couple of mornings as the low pressure draws closer to the coast and it is bringing us the an sense of summer again as temperatures remain below average. you can see no wide-spread rain but the possibility of a few showers that will stay north of bay area thursday and into friday. we will talk about what will happen today: a beautiful picture of oakland, morning drizzle, chilled sunshine and keeping our
for president obama to suspend aid. >> fire dangers in the bay area is high. already several fires burning in california. the bay area now ound a red flag warning and saw a lot of lightning. lawrence is going to have more in 30 seconds. liz has the latest on morning drive. >> already been a busy one. sounds like a pretty bad accident in fremont. we're working on confirming details. fremont boulevard and auto mall parkway. expect that intersection to be blocked. much better news. our traffic alert is canceled. all lanes back open. northbound 880 by the 280 inter change caused a little early morning mess in the northbound lanes. but traffic has quickly recovered. let's show you a couple live looks. turned the metering lights on ten minutes ago. now we are left with traffic delays in all lanes. more on our crazy forecast, let's get a first check of your weather. here's lawrence. lightning strikes around the bay area. thousands of them. right now things are calming down. a lot of the moisture making its way off. a little bit of moisture left over. kind of similar to yesterday. kind of a quiet
-opened. it was closed two weeks ago in response to what the obama administration said was a serious terrorist threat. >> a special on for a man many consider a living legend in the struggle emfor equality, the human rights commission honors clarence jones for his work with martin luther king jr. and is a former speechwriter and advisor to the late civil rights leader and currently is the first ever diverse at this time scholar at the university of san francisco. the event coincides with the anniversary of august 28 of the march on washington where king gave his "i have a dream" speech 50 years ago. >> ahead, seven things to know as you start the day. >> and a plan to bring tigers to a california community and we will hearges. >>> that's "america's money." make it a great day. i'm john muller. >> good morning, whether you are just joining us or head out the door, seven thing you need to know: it is dry. live doppler 7 hd shows thunderstorms are threatening the north bay. that bring as high fire danger. two, the red flag warning has everyone on heightened alert. keep 100 feet of defensible space aroun
. >>> now to the crisis of syria. u.n. inspectors fired on this morning as the obama administration ramps up plans for a military strike after concluding the assad regime almost certainly used chemical weapons against its own people. abc's martha raddatz has been reporting all week from the region and she joins us from cairo now. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. the u.s. is more convinced than ever before that this was a chemical attack and it is now up to president obama to decide what to do. the images, the evidence gathered in the attack have prompted this morning the u.s. secretary of state to issue the strongest statement to date, john kerry, saying the u.s. has very little doubt that a chemical weapon was used by the syrian regime last week killing hundreds or as many as a thousand syrian civilians. in the region this morning, possible options for a response are being discussed. the u.s. chairman of the joint chiefs and head of central command holding meetings with counterparts from across the region in amman. u.s. navy destroyers and submarines are now position
anniversary of the march on washington. the trio join president obama and former presidents bill clinton and majority at the tribute at the lincoln memorial. the "let freedom ring" remembers dr. martin luther king jr. "i have a dream" speech and musicians are scheduled to perform, as well. >> attorneys for george zimmerman will ask the state of florida to cover some of the $300,000 in george zimmerman legal expenses. he told a newspaper yesterday that the law requires the state to pay legal costs because george zimmermans with acquitted. after a five-week trial he was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> happening today on the peninsula the palo alto parks and recreation commission will consider an ordinance to make it illegal to feed wildlife and ferrell animals. our media partner reports places like the duck pond and palo alto nature preserve are off limits. officials say feeding wild live does more harm than good causing health problems, overcrowding, and impacting water quality. asan francisco public library is cracking down on bathroom con
. this led to a travel alert for americans. president obama has been getting frequent briefings on the terror attacks from al quite daly city. and s u interest are credible. >> this is serious. and it demonstrates that al kite at that is not on it back. and has real capablebilities. >> the state department has issued. a global travel alert and telling americans to be vigilant especially around targets like public transportation. and much british sites. >> it is crossing because of terror attacks there. you can see the barricades around the embassy. and heavily armed soldiers are making security checks. >> france and germany are choosing to crow their especially busies in yell men. yemen. >>> the president dent turns 52 yesterday. and michelle obama traveled to camp david separately. he will return toes white house this afternoon. tomorrow, he heads to california to discuss plans to help home oners and he will appear on the jay leno show. and visit with troops at camp pendleton. >> we will have a date with how it is shaping up. >> i was a little chilly. not complaints. someone said you will be
shot him. >>> new this morning, a majority of california voters support president obama's health care reform law. the new field poll shows 53% of california voters support the law. 38% are opposed. the field poll finds supporters largely along party lines with democrats in favor and republicans oppose. here in the bay area and in los angeles, voters support health care reform by a 2-1 margin. opposition is stronger in the inland areas of the state. >>> new this morning, the san francisco fire department is taking a second look at its decision to ban helmet cams for its firefighters. that ban has been in place since 2009 but got new life when video from a firefighter's helmet at the asiana crash site resurfaced over the weekend. it showed footage right after the crash when a survivor was hit by a fire truck. the policy prohibits firefighters from recording emergencies without advance approval from the chief. though fire officials cite privacy concerns, they also say the footage has been useful to their investigation. and they'll consider making changes to the policy. >>> it's time to f
& company says strong sales in china helped drive its income up 16% in the 2nd quarter. >>> the obama administration is warning congress about a coming cash crunch. treasury secretary jack lew has sent a letter to house speaker john boehner warning him that the country will soon run out of money. lew says the nation will reach the debt ceiling by mid-october unless congress acts to raise the amount of money that the government can borrow to pay its bills. >>> it's back to school and perfect time to talk about money with your kids. most schools don't include personal finance in the curriculum. here to help us is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. welcome back. it's been a few weeks. >> reporter: yes, sir. great to be with you. >> good to have you back. how early should you start talking money with your kids? >> reporter: i know you can't believe it but between the ages of 3 and 5 you should start to identify coins and their value. you want to discuss something that's free like playing with a friend and money like an ice cream. you should introduce the concept of work and delay
. 11. >> maybe the 40th time is the charm for a vote to repeal president obama's health care law. house republicans are scheduled to vote today on a bill that would prevent the internal revenue service from enforcing or implementing any part of the law they call "obamacare." such measures have died in the democratic-controlled senate. next year, the irs will begin enforcing the requirement that most individuals have health insurance, collecting fines from people who don't. >> a quick break. here is a live look at san jose. the traffic is pretty light here. this is 1 01 north. it will warm-up. it is a cool start in san jose is 56 but will get to a high of 86. >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. we continue to track a hot spot for a ride on interstate 80. this is an issue are coming down the east shore freeway. you will hit really slow traffic. this is as you work your way past the albany exit. there may also be a separate incident. we are still looking at delays for the bay bridge but they may disappear. there was a stall and then accident. the metering lights were set and i you
not be able to. the obama administration supports the parents in a brief in the court. two lower courts ruled only licensed professionals can administer the shots. >> orchard supply hardware has a new owner, it is official. >> trading is underway on wall street and the dow is down 31 points and we will go to skein king from the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, music fans shell out hundreds to see their favorite bands and they cannot get inside t >> covering walnut creek, burlingame, calculate belt, and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 6:44. the golden gate bridge shows traffic moving fine but we have low clouds. our meteorologist says they will be clearing much more quickly today with the temperatures coming up. san jose an elderly man considered at risk is found safe. the 91-year-old was found near a shopping center this morning. he was reported missing yesterday. they were worried because he has alzheimer's disease and is disoriented but the man has been found, safe. >> asiana will give $10,000 to every survivor on board a flight that crashed at sfo last month.
. >> an ohio hospital is appealing for guardianship of 18 year-old obamas gira 10 y. otherwise, the hospital says the group will die. 10 year- old sarah hershberger and her parents have decided to stop her chemotherapy. she was diagnosed leukemia and t-cell lymphoma deal back in april. her parents initially consented to chemo, but after just six weeks that ordered the doctors to stop. her doctors say that the hospitals at the committee pleaded with them to resume the treatment. >> her family is advocating for what they think is her best interests. however, it is our obligation to do what ethically and legally right by the child. >> according to court records her parents " believed the chemotherapy was killing her. " the court also receive a note from sarah stating " please allow my parents take care of me. i feel like running and playing and working again. " on july 31st, an ohio judge denied the hospital's application for guardianship. the hospital is now appealing that decision. >> to uc-davis neurologist who infected brain cancer patients with bowel and bacteria in an unsuccessful effort
-qaeda. at the white house, president obama discussed counterterrorism with the president of yemen, a country home to a top al-qaeda affiliate. >> the threats are not only trans national in nature but, also, cause severe hardship for the people of yemen. sunday. >> the state department has not ruled out keeping the embassies closed for additional days. there is also concern that other american targets could be connected to this threat. >> it is 5:15. whole foods is opening new stores in dublin/pleasanton and correct as part of an expansion located at dublin boulevard in a new shopping center to be the on vacant land. it will be the first whole food stores in dublin. walnut creek will get the second whole food store near oakland grove road taking over a space occupied by safe way that will move to a larger site across the street. there will be 175 jobs at the two new stores expected to be completed in the next year. >> this is important at this time of the morning: which coffee change does the biggest blast of caffeine? >> bank of america facing more mortgage-related lawsuits. jane king has the blo
insurgents killed the ambassador and three other americans. at the white house yesterday, president obama discussioned counterterrorism with the president of confirmen, a country hope to a top al qaeda affiliate. >> the threats are not only trans national in nature but also causing severe hardship for the people of yemen, themselves. >> the threats are urgent enough that the embassy in yemen's capital will be closed on sunday. >> the department says that the embassies could remain closed into next week but it is not just embassies. sources tell use that other american interests could be targets, too. >> new details, now, on n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. russia has granted the 30 year old american temporary asylum, and now his father is reacting to that news. he spoke to cnn's anderson cooper. >> i was surprised. i was thankful. it was a goo d-day. one more step of many. >> he said he believes his sons cannot get a fair trial in the united states. >> now we will check in on the forecast, obviously, a gray start. >> the fog is coming down. so far we do not have issues at sfo so those are a
over 3 points. >>> president obama travels to phoenix where he'll propose overhauling the finance system. will propose shutting down fannie may and freddy mac. the president wants to replace private market and repackages them as security. >>> and the news in washington this morning is the newspaper. the washington post has been sold to amazon.com founder jeff bezos. paid $250 million for the post and other company newspapers. the post has been owned by a grant family since 1933. but like other newspapers, it has been losing readers and advisers to the internet. he is buying the post as an individual and amazon will not be involved. certainly some big changes there for the washington post. >> yes, absolutely. and big changes for jet blue. we hear it's going first class. >> yes, someone's getting fancy. known for all coach services, actually, adding 16 live flat first class seat. first time jet blue will have two types of service. the new larger seats will be located in the front of the plane and convert into a single bed. some seats will be walled off in a sliding door in what jet
. >> janelle wang has been following those developments for us. >> reporter: late today president obama met with cabinet officials and his national security team to discuss aid to egypt. the white house reports that the white house has already suspended aid is completely false. no decision has been made yet. they have been reviewing the $1.5 billion in annual funding since early last month when egypt's military ousted democratically elected president mohamed morsi. >> this government has made promises to transition back to a democratically elected government. the violence is contrary to that promise. and that factors into our review of this aid and assistance relationship. >> reporter: meanwhile, news today that former egyptian president mubarak could be a free man this week. he has been in jail since 2011. but most of the charges against him have been dropped. four state department officials who were placed on administrative leave after the attack in benghazi, libya have been returned to active duty. the officers, though, will be reassigned to jobs with less responsibility. the attack at t
on president obama to pardon him. >> the north bay remains under a red flag warning and bay area fire departments are responding. >> a stunning request from the family of the man accused of kidnapping a teen and taking her to idaho and what they want from hannah anderson. you can see the bay, the bay bridge and trafficking is moving okay. mike will tell you about that and leyla gulen has the >> we are back at 6:39. and back in school at san lenadro starting today, 57 degrees, at 7:30 under clouds, and mostly sunny by the afternoon hours and 71 degrees. so, good luck and congratulations. we talk about the game at the coliseum, 12:35 first pitch, 71 and a high burn index here but it is because of the u.v. index and we will head over to at&t park at 12:45 we have 60 degrees also, and 64 and warming up to 66 and it will be breezy at times. if you travel around, the best chance of thunderstorms in the sierra, a smoky 94 in i don't -- in yosemite. >> as we look at our map you can see a buildup of slow downs over the a pass along 580 in livermore and it clears before you reach the dublin int
health care costs rise 11 percent and blame provisions of president obama's afford am health care plan including requirement that dependent children be covered until they are 26. >> wells fargo is cutting 2,300 mortgage-related jobs as demand if refinancing slumps. the kits include 500 people in california, 30 from walnut creek according to the san francisco business times adjusting the staffing and believes the mortgage market could take a nose dive. higher interest rates make refinancing less attractive to homeowners. >> whole foods wants to shed its expensive image and a group calling for starbucks boycott. >> advocates declared starbuck appreciation day to support the coffee chain stand on open carry gun laws. the group urged owners to drive business. some are calling for americans to skip starbuck on saturday on august 24, donate the money you would spent on the coffee to its mission which is advocating for advantager gun laws. >> on wall street, investors get the later numbers on jobless claims. the federal reserve is in support of stimulus cuts if the economy improves. >> whole
to be awarded the medal of honor from president obama. the 33-year-old staff sergeant learned last month he was chosen to receive the highest military honor. three years ago in afghanistan he braved enemy fire, twice, to save a fellow soldier. >> the burning man festival is underway today in the nevada desert and it could be the biggest one in the 30--year history after the maximum newspaper of people allows rode from 50,000 to 68,000 taking place in the black rock desert 9. >> check out this picture from take law to you cannot see from one side to the other because of the smoke being so thick. as far as what we are dealing with at home we will have sunshine by noon everywhere but for the coast and temperatures erupting from 62 at the coast to 86 inland. >> seven, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza an accident in and the number one lane is cleared but we have delays arm from berkeley as we go to the map we have this problem in san francisco, northbound 101 causing a pinch in the commute with one lane blocked and slow traffic coming away from the 280 extension. >> a little pinch? like that.
are meeting in washington today, coming after mr. obama canceled his one on one meeting with russian president vladimir putin. the meeting was called off after russia granted n sa leaker edward snowden asylum. >>> edward snowden's email service has mysteriously shut down. the email service creator says he opted to shut down the site after refusing a court order to let the feds spy on his customers. he plans to fight the u.s. government in court. about 350,000 customers use that site. >>> think that parking ticket is unfair? how one bay area city is making it harder to fight it now in court, coming up. >> and thieves go to great lengths to steal computers then just give them all back. wait until you see the apology notes that show their change of heart. and -- ♪[ music ] >> the sound of jazz is about to fill downtown san jose all weekend long from big bands to r&b. we're live with what's new at the weekend's big jazz fest. >> tell you what's new in the weather department. we have a warming trend but there's a lot of drizzle out there. we have the forecast looking all the way into next week co
. >> reporter: the obama administration wants to write a new chapter on college costs proposing ideas like, more federal aid for colleges that keep costs down and capping student loan payments at 10% of income so students don't earn a second-degree in personal debt. >> i avoid loans as much as i can, but i do have to -- you have to get loans. it's almost impossible. >> reporter: until then, parents will pinch pennies and students will study hard hoping when they graduate, they don't move straight into the poorhouse. >> i'm just excited that she gets to do this. it's something that i wanted to do for myself but i get to experience that with her together. >> reporter: now, it costs about $3,000 a semester here, nothing to sneeze at. because prop 30 passed tuition is lower this year than last year. one more number to wrap your head around. these freshmen are part of the clash of 2017. reporting live in san francisco, i'm brian webb, kpix 5. >> the bay area is home to two of the top three universities in the world. that's according to new rankings by a university in china. stanford came in second on
news breaks. be sure to watch the noon news for more on the deadly violence in egypt. president obama is expected to give comments from his vacation in martha's vineyard on the situation. curfew has been put into effect. the death toll, in the hundreds. we're also keeping an eye on the situation with the bay bridge. we should find out tomorrow if it will open on labor day weekend and the weather, fog there. clearing out. should be a nice day. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us. ♪ all right, let's go ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ we, we chocolate cross over ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over ♪ [ male announcer ] fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate with clusters, flakes, and o's. oh, ho, ho... it's the honey sweetness i...i mean, you...love. [ female announcer ] and with all these great cheerios flavors, the love just keeps on coming. >>> he low, everybody. i'm beth troutman. we've got the videos from the web that you've been looking for "right this minute." new video shows why india is crac
's the second soldier to receive the medal of honor. president obama recognized staff sergeant clint romoshay in federal budget. pentagon leaders don't usually send recipients back into harm's day. carter wants to continue his service in wounded warriors u flits. he wants had -- units. he wants to share his struggles he's endured. back to you. >>> and the marine corps will let women take part in training and when they finish the training, they won't finish for two years. but this opens up a defense decision this year to repeal the rules to women serving in combat roles. >>> our continuing coverage of the fires burning up and down the state. right now more than 8300 firefighters are battling nearly 400 square miles of wildfire. six wildfires burning over the weekend. as of fire that's burning near yosemite park is by far the largest. about 15 minutes ago, we learned that the rim fire has burned 149,000 acres. reporter dominic is in tuolumne city. and that's where the firefighters are focusing their efforts today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i guess you can start calling this the b
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